Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 809

KJV Translation Count — 161x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: unclean (74), defile (71), pollute (14), uncleanness (1), utterly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be unclean, become unclean, become impure
a. (Qal) to be or become unclean
1. sexually
2. religiously
3. ceremonially
b. (Niphal)
1. to defile oneself, be defiled
a. sexually
b. by idolatry
c. ceremonially
2. to be regarded as unclean
c. (Piel)
1. to defile
a. sexually
b. religiously
c. ceremonially
2. to pronounce unclean, declare unclean (ceremonially)
3. to profane (God's name)
d. (Pual) to be defiled
e. (Hithpael) to be unclean
f. (Hothpael) to be defiled

Strong's Definitions

tame', taw-may'; a primitive root; to be foul, especially in a ceremial or moral sense (contaminated): — defile (self), pollute (self), be (make, make self, pronounce) unclean, X utterly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jacob heard that he had H2930d Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.


And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had H2930d Dinah their sister:


The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had H2930d their sister.


Or if he touch the H2930ness of man, whatsoever H2930ness it be that a man shall be H2930d withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.


And for these ye shall be H2930: whosoever toucheth the carcase of them shall be H2930 until the even.


And whosoever beareth ought of the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be H2930 until the even.


The carcases of every beast which divideth the hoof, and is not clovenfooted, nor cheweth the cud, are H2930 unto you: every one that toucheth them shall be H2930.


And whatsoever goeth upon his paws, among all manner of beasts that go on all four, those are H2930 unto you: whoso toucheth their carcase shall be H2930 until the even.


And he that beareth the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be H2930 until the even: they are H2930 unto you.


These are H2930 to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be H2930 until the even.